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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 10/09/2020.

Registered Nurse

Job Reference: 264-1377672-MED-A-S

Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Lamport and Twywell
Kettering General Hospital, Kettering
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum/pro rata

  • Are you a motivated, enthusiastic and driven individual?
  • Are you passionate to provide the fundamental care for the elderly?
  • Do you thrive on a challenge?
  • Do you want to learn/gain knowledge in general medical nursing and complex discharge planning?

Lamport and Twywell are both 22 bedded sub-acute general medical wards. We cater for patients that are nearing or, who are medically fit and needing re-enablement and discharge planning. We want to add to our developing team and are looking to recruit a hardworking, dedicated, innovative and passionate Band 5. We would like to hear from Staff Nurses who would be interested in working within our current establishment.

The ideal candidate would have to be willing to work in a fast paced, sub-acute environment with a high turnover, and would have a passion for the prevention of deconditioning of patients in hospital. The successful candidate would be required to deliver quality care in line with the Trust care values. We as a unit will offer training specific to the needs of the ward, including competencies linked to general medical care and the Trust offers a lot of opportunity for our nurses to develop in all aspects of their practice through internal and external training, in order for care standards to be maintained and evidence based practices to be delivered. We work closely with the multidisciplinary team including physiotherapy, occupational therapy and discharge specialists.

If you are passionate about healthcare, are forward thinking ,would embrace the challenge of prevention of deconditioning within a sub-acute general medical unit, and would like to join our team please take this opportunity to apply.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Ward Sister Lorena Fernandez Delgado on 01536 492242.

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We are an equal opportunities employer; we aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons from all backgrounds. This includes members of our black and minority ethnic (BME) communities, especially in relation to senior posts within at KGH.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Kettering General Hospital (KGH) NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service via the Electronic Staff Record Inter Authority Transfer process. Including factual reference, occupational health clearance and statutory and mandatory training record.

If your role requires you to have a Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check, you will be required to repay the cost of obtaining this (£50).This amount will be reclaimed from your first salary. It is also recommended that following your DBS check you subscribe to the DBS update service.

Please note that news starters with KGH are subject to a six month probationary period.

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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